BMW Group

Parts Logistics - 12 Month Placement - BMW UK Ltd

12 month Parts Logistics Placement

The Parts department is the largest department within Aftersales with over 250 people working in the department. The 2016 parts sales achievement was £449M, with anticipated sales of £520M for 2017

The Parts Department stocks around 80,000 part numbers, delivers to some retailers up to 4 times a day and works with over 100 suppliers. The Parts operation is fundamental in ensuring that our retailers give excellent customer service to the end customer to support business growth

Key Accountabilties

A number of specific tasks and responsibilities projects are allocated to the job holder. A number of these involve working closely with contractors, suppliers and other areas of the department:

  • Assist with projects associated with the ongoing development of the new Parts Warehouse in Northampton. 
  • Assist with the DMDC (Retailer same-day delivery service) project, be the lead for managing claims and provide information for each DMDC operations to monitor and report on performance 
  • Compile Parts Operation Welcome day briefing slides 
  • Assist with the purchase of low to medium value products and services, via a tendering process in conjunction with the Purchasing Department 
  • Provide data to manage the customer wheels storage programme that runs through the tyre store 
  • Involvement in reviewing warehouse capacity planning, and analysing space requirements for parts storage 
  • Update parts records to optimise the use of a minimum issue quantity of selected lines to ensure alignment with Germany 
  • Work with the Parts Supply Executives to review the obsolete stock of printed materials and levels of safety stock within the operation 
  • Complete an analysis of the stock ordering matrices to ensure that matrices are consolidated and categorised as necessary 
  • To record and monitor the inbound transport of our respective order types from the CDC’s in Germany to our UK Parts Warehouse to ensure effective use of the solution 
  • Ensure that returnable packaging and container accounts are monitored and updated 

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